Irish Wolfhound

Irish Wolfhound

  Origin and brief history: Dating from sooner than 1500 B.C. and first mentioned in Irish literature, wolfhounds were famous for their large stature and were used by nobility as hunting dogs, as well as for fighting against wild animals for entertainment....
Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier

Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier   Origin and brief history: The Soft-Coated Wheaten Terrier is believed to be one of the oldest breeds to originate in Ireland.  It is believed they are related to the Kerry Blue Terrier.  The breed was a popular dog for those who worked on...
Irish Terrier

Irish Terrier

      Origin and Brief History Irish terriers are considered one of the oldest terrier breeds, originally found in Country Cork, Ireland the exact descendants of this breed are unknown. The Irish terrier breed is expected to be around two-thousand years old, although...
Irish Setter

Irish Setter

    Irish Setter   Origin and brief history: The Irish Setter is one of several different types of the “Setter” breed.  The Irish Setter became popular in 18th century Ireland and is a combination of 5 different types of dogs.  Although they were...
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